1850 Karoline, Princess Vasa of Sweden and future Queen of Saxony age 17 by Emanuel Thomas Peter (Leon Wilnitsky)

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The Vasa family ruled Sweden until the early 1800s when the Bernadotte family supplanted them. Carola Vasa could be called the family's closing show.

Karoline wears a pre-cage crinoline skirt in this 1850 Peter portrait.

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